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    • NOVEMBER 2, 2020
    PMC’s NICU Receives Grant From Kosair Charities for Cooling Blanket Therapy System

    PMC’s NICU Receives Grant From Kosair Charities for Cooling Blanket Therapy System

    PIKEVILLE, KY – Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) recently received a $59,000 grant from Kosair Charities to purchase a Temperature Management “Cooling Blanket Therapy” System for the PMC Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This temperature management system has the ability to cool a newborn’s body and brain temperature, potentially saving a baby’s life in certain situations.

    • APRIL 17, 2020
    Protecting Pregnant Patients

    Protecting Pregnant Patients

    PMC recognizes many patients will require routine care during the COVID-19 pandemic, among those are patients who are pregnant. PMC’s highly-trained staff, obstetricians, gynecologists, neonatologists, respiratory therapists and nursing specialists stand ready to provide quality healthcare to the region. PMC is following guidelines set by the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Governor, the Centers for Disease Control

    • FEBRUARY 11, 2020
    ICU For Newborns To Double In Size

    ICU For Newborns To Double In Size

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is preparing to double the size of its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) after recently learning its request to expand the unit has been approved.  The certificate of need (CON) submitted by PMC in August, 2019, asked to increase the number of beds in the NICU from 8 to 16. In

    • FEBRUARY 11, 2020
    Brave Beginnings Funds Special NICU Bed

    Brave Beginnings Funds Special NICU Bed

    Pikeville Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) recently received a Brave Beginnings grant to expand care in the hospital’s NICU. This grant allowed PMC to provide the NICU with critical equipment to ensure ventilators and vital NICU equipment are available for newborns in PMC’s unit. Adequate neonatal equipment is essential for newborns.  Research shows